Director Profile


DIRECTOR PROFILE


Age : 70
Gender : Male
Nationality : Malaysian

Dato’ Sri DiRaja Haji Adnan bin Haji Yaakob was appointed as Chairman and Director of Mentiga Corporation Berhad (“MCB”) on 4th December 2002. He also serves as Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and is a member of the Nomination Committee of the Company.

He holds a B.A (Hons) and Diploma in Education from University of Malaya. In October 2010, he was conferred a degree of Honorary Doctorate in Education Administration by Yarmouk University, Jordan. Dato’ Sri DiRaja Haji Adnan is the first ever Malaysian to receive such honour from the most prestigious and oldest university in Jordan as a recognition towards his contribution to education especially in providing opportunity to the financially less fortunate students of Pahang to pursue higher education locally and internationally. In the same month, he was also conferred the Honorary Doctorate in Technology Management by Malaysia Pahang University (UMP).

Dato’ Sri DiRaja Haji Adnan is the first recipient of the newly- introduced award of Darjah Sri DiRaja Sultan Ahmad Shah Pahang (SDSA) which was bestowed upon him in 2010 by His Royal Highness The Sultan of Pahang on His Royal Highness’ 80th birthday and carries the title Dato’ Sri DiRaja. A well-known politician, he is a member of the Pahang State Legislative Assembly representing the Pelangai Constituency since 1986. Dato’ Sri DiRaja Haji Adnan was the Chief Minister of Pahang since May 1999 until May 2018.

Dato’ Sri DiRaja Haji Adnan is the Chairman of YP Plantation Holdings Sdn Bhd and PKNP Agro Sdn Bhd.

He has no other directorship in public companies / listed issuers and does not have any family relationship with any directors and/or major shareholders, or any conflict of interest with MCB. He has not been convicted for any offences (other than traffic offences) within the past five (5) years.


Age : 60
Gender : Male
Nationality : Malaysian

Tuan Haji Yaacob bin Sa’rani, holds Bachelor of Economics (Hons) from University Malaya. He was appointed as Chief Operating Officer of the Company in 2013 and subsequently was appointed as the Group Managing Director on 1st March 2019.

He started his career as a credit officer in Affinbank Berhad in 1984. He was promoted as a Branch Manager in 1992 and served in that capacity for a few branches before being promoted to a Business Centre Manager in 2002. In 2004, he left Affinbank to join Southern Bank as Regional Manager Operations. He was a business consultant before joining Mentiga Corporation Berhad in 2013.

He has no other directorship in public companies / listed issuers and there is no family relationship between him and any directors or major shareholders of the Company or any conflicts of interest with the Company. He has not been convicted of any offence within the past five (5) years other than traffic offences.


Age : 60
Gender : Male
Nationality : Malaysian

Dato’ Haji Muhammad Nasir bin Puteh holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Physics from University Malaya. He was appointed as the Managing Director of the Company on 3rd November 2003 and subsequently was redesignated to a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director on 28th February 2019. He is also a member of the ESOS Committee, Tender Committee and Risk Management Committee of the company.

Upon graduation he commenced his career in 1983 as a production supervisor with Texas Instrument (M) Berhad and later he joined Affin Bank Berhad on 3rd August 1984. During his tenure in the bank he acquired vast experience serving various units and departments including the Audit Department as well as branches. His strong background in the banking and financial sector is an added advantage to the Company and he is the key person in negotiating for the successful hefty loan haircut with various banks and Pengurusan Danaharta Nasional Berhad (“Danaharta”) (a national asset management company of Malaysia).

He has no other directorship in public companies / listed issuers and there is no family relationship between him and any directors or major shareholders of the Company or any conflicts of interest with the Company. He has not been convicted of any offence within the past five (5) years other than traffic offences.


Age : 59
Gender : Male
Nationality : Malaysian

Dato’ Haji Mohd Nazari bin Yunus was appointed to the Board on 3rd June 2016 as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director. He holds a Bachelor of Accountancy (Hons.) from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia and is a member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA).

He started his career as an Accountant at Jabatan Akauntan Negara from July 1985 until September 1985. He was responsible for accounting, auditing and other related matters.

He joined Amanah Saham Pahang Berhad (“ASPA”) in October 1985 as an Internal Audit Officer until December 1991. From January 1992 until March 2015 he was a Finance and Administration Manager/ Company Secretary. He was appointed as a General Manager of ASPA in April 2015 until now. He is also a Director of a Pascorp Paper Industries Berhad and Pengurusan Kumipa Berhad.

There is no family relationship between him and any directors or major shareholders of the Company or any conflict of interest with the Company. He has not been convicted of any offence within the past five (5) years other than traffic offences.


Age : 73
Gender : Male
Nationality : Malaysian

Dato’ Haji Mohd Ali Hanafiah bin Sh. Ruji graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Economics from University of Malaya. He was appointed on 6th June 1989 as a Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. He is also a member of the ESOS Committees of the Company.

He joined Amanah Saham Pahang Berhad (“ASPA”) in 1978 and held several managerial positions in its group of companies. His last position was the General Manager of ASPA. He retired in March 2015 and subsequently was appointed as a director of ASPA. He is also the director of a few subsidiaries of Amanah Saham Pahang Berhad including Perpa Parquet Sdn Bhd and Goodwood Industries Sdn Bhd.

There is no family relationship between him and any directors or major shareholders of the company or any conflict of interest with the Company. He has not been convicted of any offence within the past five (5) years other than traffic offences.


Age : 57
Gender : Male
Nationality : Malaysia

Dato’ Hazli bin Ibrahim graduated with a Bachelor of Finance with Accounting from University of East London and is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. He holds an MBA (Finance) from CASS Business School, London. He was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company on 20th February 2004. He is also the Chairman of the ESOS, Nomination, Risk Management, Whistleblower and Tender Committees, and a member of the Audit and Remuneration Committees of the Company.

He started his career in London as an Audit Senior with several chartered accountant firms. Upon his return to Malaysia in August 1994, he joined Aseambankers Malaysia Berhad, the investment banking arm of Maybank Berhad as Manager in Corporate Finance division.

Subsequently in November 1996, he moved to Amanah Merchant Bank Berhad as the Assistant General Manager. He left Amanah Group in September 1998 to join Pengurusan Danaharta Nasional Berhad (“Danaharta”), a national asset management company of Malaysia, as the Head of Corporate Planning and Corporate Services Division. He left Danaharta in October 2002 to set-up Haz-iq Capital Sdn Bhd, a consultancy firm, specializing in corporate finance, where he is currently the Managing Director. He is also an Independent Non-Executive Director of DutaLand Berhad and Lebtech Bhd.

There is no family relationship between him and any directors or major shareholders of the Company or any conflict of interest with the Company. He has not been convicted of any offence within the past five (5) years other than traffic offences.


Age : 60
Gender : Male
Nationality : Malaysian

Dato’ Bahudin bin Mansor was appointed to the Board on 3rd November 2003 as an Independent Non-Executive Director. He is the Senior Independent Non-Executive Director, Chairman of the Audit Committee, a member of the Nomination, Remuneration, Tender, ESOS, Whistleblower and Risk Management Committees of the Company.

He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree majoring in Finance and Accounting from Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa, USA and an Advance Diploma in Accountancy from Institute of Technology MARA and a member of Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) and CPA Australia. He has more than 30 years’ experience in Audit, Finance and Administration.

He has no other directorship in public companies / listed issuers and there is no family relationship between him and any directors or major shareholders of the Company or any conflict of interest with the Company. He has not been convicted of any offence within the past five (5) years other than traffic offences.

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